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Figure 5

From: Cytotoxic effect of Alpinia scabra (Blume) Náves extracts on human breast and ovarian cancer cells

Figure 5

Morphological observation of SKOV-3 cells treated with the cytotoxic leaf hexane, leaf chloroform and rhizome chloroform extracts under phase-contrast inverted microscope (magnification 200×). Arrows indicate (A) cell shrinkage; (B) membrane blebbing and (C) apoptotic bodies as evidence of apoptosis. Note that the cells were treated with the following concentrations: a = 18.00 μg/ml, b = 6.00 μg/ml, c = 4.93 μg/ml, d = 20.00 μg/ml, e = 14.33 μg/ml, f = 14.67 μg/ml, g = 19.33 μg/ml and h = 17.33 μg/ml. Figures shown were obtained from at least three independent experiments with similar parameter.

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